Orange County Property Taxes

I have heard a rumor that Orange County is set to significantly raise property taxes.  Can anyone comment on this?

Bicycle commuter tax benefit - voting tomorrow

This is getting voted on in DC tomorrow, Sept. 23rd.  It is not really

a local issue, but I wish to post it since I work towards these goals

locally.  If it doesn't pass, perhaps local initiatives could be brought




*H.R. 6899: Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection



Last night the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6899 the "Comprehensive

Chapel Hill considers 11% tax rate hike

With the fate of the transfer tax not even decided, CH town manager Roger Stancil is already calling for an 11% tax rate hike for Chapel Hill. He warns that property tax rate increases of 3 to 10 cents (per $100 valuation) will not be uncommon in local jurisdictions. (And my guess is that this is a trend that will continue for the forseeable future. )

Forum to address land transfer tax

What: forum to discuss land transfer tax

When: Thursday 7:30pm

Where: Homestead Community Center, 600 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill

Who: Seven Orange County Democratic precinct committees plus Sen. Ellie Kinnard, Orange County Commissioner Mike Nelson and Kara Milonzi, assistant professor of public law at UNC

More info: Sally Crumbaugh at 968-8587 or or Stan Cheren at 942-9493 or



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